Morning Links for Dec. 15 2014

Good morning, and welcome to Monday. Several prominent Milwaukee business leaders wrote a letter encouraging “bold decisions and action by our elected leadership” on moving the city’s many Downtown projects –including the Downtown streetcar — forward. Yesterday marked two years since the death of 16-year-old Corey Stingley at a West Allis convenience store. If you haven’t yet seen it, the locally made Vice News documentary, “The Death of Corey Stingley,” which screened at this year’s Milwaukee Film Festival, is well worth your time. Federal officials have approved a $560 million reconstruction of a 14-mile stretch of I-43. The Packers lost on the road in Buffalo, facing…

Good morning, and welcome to Monday.
  • Yesterday marked two years since the death of 16-year-old Corey Stingley at a West Allis convenience store. If you haven’t yet seen it, the locally made Vice News documentary, “The Death of Corey Stingley,” which screened at this year’s Milwaukee Film Festival, is well worth your time.
  • Federal officials have approved a $560 million reconstruction of a 14-mile stretch of I-43.
  • Today begins the final week of The Colbert Report. Guests will include Seth Rogen, Kendrick Lamar, Redeployment author Phil Clay, and Stephen’s old pal “Grimmy,” the grim reaper. 

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Dan Shafer was the digital editor at Milwaukee Magazine. Dan joined the magazine as assistant editor in 2014 and wrote the November 2014 cover story, "Downtown Horizons." He's worked as a reporter at BizTimes Milwaukee and an editor at ThirdCoast Digest. Contact him at daniel.shafer@milwaukeemag.com. He's on Twitter @danshaferMKE.